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Classic sci-fi themes abound in 'Beyond the Ice Limit'

05/27/2016 11:12 AM EDT
Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child's latest Gideon Crew thriller is a sequel to "The Ice Limit. 
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Book review: 'Mercy' is a compelling medical tale
05/27/2016 11:12 AM EDT - Michael Palmer's son, Daniel, continues his father's tradition of telling a compelling medical tale while also forcing the reader to question a difficult ethical issue — this time the right-to-life and doctor-assisted suicide — with "Mercy. Full Story

Latest Madriani thriller, "Blood Flag,' has many twists
05/27/2016 11:12 AM EDT - "Blood Flag," the latest Steve Martini legal thriller featuring attorney Paul Madriani and his partner, Harry Hinds, starts with what seems to be a simple case, but soon escalates into a scenario with international ramifications. Full Story

'Fresh Off the Boat' team reflects on sitcom
05/27/2016 11:09 AM EDT - LOS ANGELES >> Television is mostly entertaining, sometimes enlightening and, occasionally, can make a difference. Full Story

Short Answers: No need for 'friends' like these
05/27/2016 11:08 AM EDT - Dear Short Answers >> I recently discovered that several people who I thought were good friends turned out not to be. Full Story

Go Green: Tips on how not to waste food
05/27/2016 11:08 AM EDT - In this column, staff at the Center for EcoTechnology offer advice on easy ways for people — and businesses — to introduce green changes in their daily lives. Full Story

Raising babies behind bars; keeping moms, babies together
05/27/2016 11:05 AM EDT - BEDFORD HILLS, N.Y. >> Jennifer Dumas sits on a sofa, her smiling 6-month-old girl on her lap. Full Story

Strange But True: Cannabis crop has long history
05/27/2016 11:05 AM EDT - Q: Humans have been cultivating the stuff for at least 6,000 years and possibly twice that long, making it one of our earliest crops. Full Story

Lenox mysteries set scene for new book, 'The Duration'
05/27/2016 11:05 AM EDT - LENOX >> A new novel that takes place in Lenox pulls from the childhood memories of the author to craft a haunted landscape of mystery that hearkens to another time for the town. Full Story

'Girls on Fire': A good beach read with a dark side
05/20/2016 02:37 PM EDT - It's 1991 and Hannah Dexter is making her way through high school in Battle Creek, Pennsylvania, trying to fit in without attracting too much of the ire of queen bee and mean girl Nikki Drummond. Full Story